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Special Educational Needs, Disability and Inclusive Practice

University Centre Weston

UCAS Code: SEND | Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

C,D,D

Access to HE Diploma

M:15

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

MMP

UCAS Tariff

66

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

This degree will develop your knowledge and understanding of the needs, approaches and requirements of organisations and practitioners working with Children and Young People with SEND and their families. Within the degree you will develop a reflective practice approach that will enable you to articulate and justify a robust personal and professional ethos regarding inclusion.

The ethos of this degree is centred around discovery, growth and professionalisation of your practice in supporting children, young people with SEND and their families across the broad spectrum of educational provision. You will have the opportunity to investigate process, best practice and context to develop your personal ethos, practical skills and knowledge. This combined will, enable you to support progress and positive outcomes for children and young people with SEND and enhance inclusive practices within organisations. Each level of study has been designed to allow you to explore and develop your knowledge of SEND and inclusion and its application to practice, alongside the development of an awareness of self, systems thinking and organisational culture.

Course details

This degree will enable you to develop and take ownership of your own specialist knowledge and practice regarding supporting children with SEND and transfer it to enhance inclusion. There are excellent links to educational settings that will help you to realise and pursue a professional pathway. Throughout the programme, there is a focus on employability and linking theory to practice. This will enable you to develop the practical and theoretical skills at practitioner level and understand the potential to have wider influence on organisations and the sector as agents for change. Graduates will be equipped to pursue either a career within the sector or postgraduate study.

The degree will provide you with the opportunity to explore evidence based best practice and develop specialist knowledge of supporting children and young people in education in the following areas:
Autism Spectrum
Social and emotional (Trauma and attachment)
Positive Interactions
Mental Health
Specific Learning Difficulties
Speech, Language and Communication
Complex learning difficulties, disabilities, and additional communication needs
You will explore perspectives of education, disability and inclusion and the facilitation of effective partnership working, safeguarding, transitions and learner centred approaches.

Modules

In Year 1 The modules introduce you : Childhood Development and Beyond; Counselling Approaches; Disability, Education and Inclusion; Psychology of Learning; Introduction to Issues of Social Justice and Equity and Thinking and Learning

Year 2 will build on your first-year studies. In particular you will study: Attachment and Trauma; Contributing to Support of People on the Autism Spectrum; Mental and Emotional Health; Promoting Positive Interactions and SLCN, Literacy difficulties and SpLD.

Year 3 in you final year you will study: Contemporary Issues in Inclusive Practice; Dissertation, Innovative Curricula and Support and a work-based learning module Professional Practice.

Assessment methods

You will be assessed through a combination of essays, written assignments, presentations (including multimedia), reports, practice-based assessments and dissertation

Tuition fees

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England
£8,500
per year
EU
£12,500
per year
International
£12,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,500
per year
Scotland
£8,500
per year
Wales
£8,500
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University Centre Weston

Department:

Teacher Training

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